Welcome to the library catalog of the
Ricci Institute for Chinese-Western Cultural History. Our holdings focus on Chinese
history, Jesuit missions of the Late Ming and early Qing dynasties, (c.
1500-1800), and East-West cultural, scientific, and religious exchange. The
Ricci Institute Library on the Lone Mountain Campus is physically separate from
the Gleeson Library/Geschke Learning
Resource Center, which also holds many important primary sources and
reference items in English and other Western languages. Library access is limited. Please see Restrictions.
may search by AUTHOR, by TITLE, by SUBJECT and/or by KEYWORD in any
combination. Type in all or any part of a name, title, subject, and/or
keyword. Hit “ENTER or click "SEARCH" to submit your query.
terms are not case sensitive.
initial articles for Western languages: A, An, The, Los, L’, Le, etc.
marks are optional, e.g. either colecção or coleccao, Schütte or Schutte, etc.
- Click on the small blue
triangles next to a title to open Quick View, a truncated display with author, date, location, and call number. Click on the title itself to view the complete record.
may search in Chinese (traditional characters only), Japanese, or Korean for
CJK language items.
may search Chinese names, titles, and terms in pinyin romanization. You
must use aggregated words, e.g. Zhongguo gudai Tianzhujiao, not Zhong Guo Gu
Dai Tian Zhu Jiao. See HELP
for more information on CJK romanization.
may browse through a list of titles by clicking the first title letter on the
Titles Index bar.